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Pics#1 & #3 are close-up of the Male Crab. Pic#2 is of the 2 Crabs, the bigger one is the Male and the smaller one in front of him is the Female Crab. Usually, found this crabs in pairs, with the Male 'holding' onto the Female. They carries algae and loose soft corals on the shells, making them very well camouflaged among the coral rubbles. Carapace size of Male is around 10 cm and the Female is around 6 cm


Found among coral rubbles, where they are well camouflaged, at around 6 meters depth

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Bogo, Cebu, Philippines

Lat: 11.35, Long: 124.11

Spotted on Jul 4, 2016
Submitted on Jul 9, 2016

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